August 1887 issue of the Oread
, student newspaper of Shimer College during the late Seminary period
of the school's history. Digitized by Northern Illinois University.
This issue opens with an essay on "The Mission of Evil" by Margaret Powell
Then a women's seminary located in Mount Carroll, Illinois, Shimer is today a very small liberal arts college in Chicago that follows a textbook-free Great Books curriculum
and operates the nation's longest-running early entrance program